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Get to Know Collin Kaval, Arborist Representative

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Carolina Tree Care has a new arborist representative covering the Concord, NC area — Collin Kaval!

Uh-Oh, Your Evergreen is Losing its Needles. Should You Be Worried?

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As you're raking up the red and golden colored leaves that have fallen from your deciduous trees, you may notice some brown needles from your evergreens on the ground as well. After a closer inspection, you may see some foliage browning toward the interior of your evergreens.

But evergreens are supposed to stay green all year, right? Is that browning and shedding a sign of a sick tree, or is it normal?

Keep reading to find out!

Are You Signed Up for ArborWISE Yet?

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Join Carolina Tree Care's proactive plant health care program

You know the trees and shrubs on your property are an investment worth protecting because they add value and beauty to your property. You also know that those same trees could become a liability if pests or soil issues weakened their structural integrity.

You don't have to take a "wait and see" approach when it comes to the health of your trees and shrubs. And you don't have to become an expert in plant health care, either.

Just partner with one.

Carolina Tree Care's ArborWISE program is here to make your life a whole lot easier and your trees and shrubs a whole lot healthier.

Act Now to Protect Your Pines from Bark Beetles

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Who doesn't love a tall, full pine tree? They provide shade, block wind, and increase the privacy of our properties. They also make a nice home for birds and other small animals and perfume the air with their wonderful scent.

If you love your pines, there's something you can do to keep them standing strong and tall: take measures to prevent a bark beetle infestation.

Get to Know Stephen Mosko, Division Manager

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Say hello to Carolina Tree Care's new division manager, Stephen Mosko!

5 Shade Trees to Add to Your Landscape This Fall

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Think back to the time you spent in your yard this summer. Was it hard to find a good shady spot? Did leaving the shelter of your porch or patio umbrella mean near constant exposure to the scorching sun? Sounds like you could use a few shade trees on your property.

Don't Let Fallen Tree Leaves Go to Waste

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Turn leaves into mulch for your trees and shrubs

Fall is well underway, friends! The weather is cooling down, the scent of pumpkin spice is in the air, and the leaves are blessing the Concord, NC area with brilliant shades of gold and red. Unfortunately, those same leaves will soon be blanketing our yards.

Instead of bagging up those leaves and sending them to a landfill, why not put them to good use? This fall, turn your fallen leaves into free mulch that you can use around your landscape.

Should You be Fertilizing Your Trees?

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Find out if fall fertilization is a good investment for your trees!

Does the soil at your property have all of the nutrients your tree needs to thrive? If your tree is in an urban landscape, the answer is probably no. If you've noticed that your tree is growing slower than normal or not flowering per usual, a nutrient deficiency may be behind it all.

Free Your Tree's Root Flare

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Updated September 20, 2021

You picked out the perfect tree from your local garden center in Concord, NC. You may have broken a sweat, but you're finally done digging and ready to settle your tree down into the hole. The tree was pretty deeply planted in the garden center's container — should you plant just as deeply? Definitely not.

Planting a tree too deep and covering up its root flare can lead to a whole host of problems. But don't worry — if your tree's root flare is covered by dirt or mulch, there are ways to fix the issue.

It's Time to Schedule Your Root Rehabilitation Service

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You know how important the soil around your tree is. It's where your tree gets water, oxygen, and nutrients. But if the soil around your tree has been compacted after machinery rolled through your yard during construction or just years of stomping feet, your tree may not be getting the nutrients it needs.

Our root rehabilitation service can breathe new life into soil and work wonders on your tree. If your trees seem to be struggling, the time to schedule root rehabilitation is now!